editMenus Problem

Bob Arnold rfarnold at bu.edu
Thu Jun 27 15:39:01 EDT 2002

on 6/9/02 3:28 AM, Jeanne A. E. DeVoto wrote:

> On Mac OS and OS X, of course the menu bar doesn't need to be placed on the
> current card to be displayed. But it's easy enough to place an existing
> menu bar on all the cards of a stack. This one-time code snippet will do it:
> repeat with x = 1 to the number of cards
>   if there is no group "My Menus" of card x
>   then place background "My Menus" onto card x
> end repeat

What gives? The menu "menubar 1" is there, I can place it with the place
group command, but when I attempt to do so via a button script of message
box script (as above, substituting "menubar 1") I get the result "no such bg
found." Huh?

Robert Arnold
Associate Professor of Film
Boston University
Tel (617) 353-7735  Fax (617) 353-1084

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